Due to Covid-19 this airport has its best month ever this July

Liege Airport (LGG) is an international airport located a bit more than 9 km west of the City of Liège in Belgium, mainly focusing on air freight.

TUI fly Belgium is the only airline offering scheduled and seasonal passenger flights at the airport.

Liège’s airport has been selected by the WHO as one of eight hubs of distribution for medical supplies critical for countries fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

The largest airport in Belgium for freight activity, handled 93,000 tonnes of goods last month, an increase of 28% compared to the same month in 2019.

Liège airport noted a 13% increase in goods transported this year compared to the same period last year.

Christian Delcourt, spokesman for Liege Airport, said:

Never, in 25 years of existence, have we known such monthly figures“.

China remains an important partner with ten cities reached from Liège. In these first seven months of 2020, Liège airport was able to take advantage of the boom in online commerce and medical logistics needs, accentuated by the coronavirus crisis.

 

 

Photo by liegeairport.com

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